High Tuition And Higher Education

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High Tuition Costs in Colleges In the past, college education was not important to get jobs, but at present, it’s necessary to have college education, since, employers are demanding employees with higher education to work in their place (Bidwell). However, tuition costs of the colleges are increasing every year. Therefore, tuition of college is so high and many students cannot afford to pay, even after receiving some scholarships from their institution. Consequently, they have to take out loans, which puts them in debt. Debt of graduating college student is high, and some students are really struggling to pay the loans back; since they are not able to find the jobs of their intended career instantly after graduation. If tuition costs of colleges are lower, then the higher rate of students will enter college. Therefore, more people will get an education and improve our country. Horace Mann was a famous educator of the 19th century, who believed that a college education is needed to prepare people for life. College cost has been increasing steadily for last 20 years; therefore, it makes difficult for students to pay for tuition. Many colleges have extremely high costs compare to others. CMU is one of the institutions that has a higher cost than national average. The national average for “on-campus” student’s cost was “$19,182,” compare to CMU’s “$21,391” in 2010 (Peck). This shows that CMU’s cost was about $2,200 higher, which is approximately 10%. Also, CMU has higher
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